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Miguel Del Valle

$30 Million? So the Speed Cameras Were About Raising Revenue?

Barbara Popovic | Posted 12.22.2012 | Chicago
Barbara Popovic

On this week's Chicago Newsroom, Ben Joravsky and Miguel Del Valle say $30 million dollars may be a lot to expect from speed cameras in the first year.

Miguel Del Valle On Occupy Chicago: 'This Is What Democracy Looks Like'

Chicago Magazine | Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago

Former City Clerk Miguel del Valle, 60, came in a distant third in the mayor's race early this year, but during his campaign he tapped into a progress...

After Mayoral Run, Miguel Del Valle Wades Back Into Elections

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Like everyone whose last name didn't start with an "E," Miguel del Valle's candidacy for Chicago mayor always had a long-shot feel to it. The self-sty...

Miguel del Valle Rejects Job Offer From Rahm

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayoral candidate and City Clerk Miguel del Valle reportedly rejected an offer to co-chair mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's transition team. In an inter...

Del Valle Camp Claims Intimidation By Chico Workers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The uglier side of Chicago politics appears to be rearing its head, as the mayoral campaign of candidate Miguel del Valle is reporting that its volunt...

Not If, Chicago -- When. I Belong in the Runoff.

Miguel del Valle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Miguel del Valle

We as a city haven't had any opportunities in recent history to elect a mayor on the basis of principle and vision. You, the people of Chicago, can do something about that.

Candidates Predict A Runoff With Rahm

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel's main rivals in the race to succeed Chicago Mayor Richard Daley spent Monday doing som...

Chicago Election Live Blog: The Word Of The Day Is 'Runoff'

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of...

PHOTO: Artist Creates 'Social Media Mural' For Miguel del Valle

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Maya Escobar knew she wanted to support the mayoral campaign of Miguel del Valle. She just didn't know how. The performance artist and blogger was ...

PHOTOS: After Last Mayoral Debate, Candidates Rock The Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For a whole generation of young Chicagoans, this year's city election marks the first truly contested race for mayor in a lifetime. So it's open to sp...

Despite Reputation, Candidate Rahm Has Kept His Cool

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel, candidate for mayor of Chicago, stood before the microphone in the cavernous warehouse and in a somber voice, announced ...

The Countdown: Candidates Debate, Alderman Spins Wax

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The final mayoral debate was on the air tonight, and with only four days left until the mayoral election, it was time for everyone to take their last ...

The Countdown: A Creepy Video & Some Dead Fish

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than a week to go until election day. Candidates are running all over town and calling in for reinforcements hoping to capture every last vote. C...

Real Leadership for Chicago: The Reformer v. the Players

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Among the candidates, Miguel del Valle has a unique record: decades of experience working in the trenches on the issues facing Chicago.

The Countdown: Ladies Love Rahm & Why You Should Vote

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella and Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One week from today, we will be anxiously awaiting poll results. Until then, it's crunch time. As candidates deal with packed schedules and voters wei...

It's Time for Reform in Chicago

Miguel del Valle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Miguel del Valle

Under my administration, neither parents struggling for a library nor mental health advocates for continued service will have to organize civil disobedience actions to get a meeting with the mayor's office.

Some Laughs (And Surprises) At Latest Mayoral Forum

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella and Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tonight, we bring you an extra late (and extra long) mayor's race roundup. With just one week until election day (!!!), things are getting wild. Today...

Del Valle Challenges City’s Red Light Cameras

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The corner of Halsted & Madison might seem an unlikely place for a press conference. But Chicago mayoral candidate Miguel del Valle picked this loc...

Chicago Tea Party Endorses Rahm's Opponent

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The last Republican to serve as Mayor of Chicago was the deeply corrupt William "Big Bill" Thompson, who ended his term in 1931. Since then, the city ...

THE COUNTDOWN: Unions Get Nasty, Big Names Get Cagey

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As we head in to the penultimate weekend of the Chicago mayoral campaign, polls show a lot of minds made up, and plenty of us still undecided. So, app...

LISTEN: The Rahm Emanuel Opponent Obama Once Endorsed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Barack Obama had no shortage of praise to lavish on his outgoing Chief of Staff when Rahm Emanuel decided to leave that post and run for Chi...

The "Serious Contenders" and the True Progressive: Miguel del Valle for Mayor of Chicago

Sandra Verthein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sandra Verthein

Rahm has made getting tough on teachers practically a centerpiece of his campaign; meanwhile, Miguel has proposed a Wall Street tax and has promised to sue Morgan Stanley over the parking meter deal.

Dogs Against Luxury Taxes And Some Unfortunate Double-Booking

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Schedules are getting tighter for the candidates as the election draws near. As we all start making our election night plans, (11 more days!) there is...

Rahm's Lie About Charters -- And Why It Matters

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Not only are no charters among Chicago's top-ranked high schools; not one charter is among the twelve Chicago high schools with 50 percent or more of students meeting standards.

Three Candidates Attend LGBT Coalition's Mayoral Forum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By Joseph Erbentraut for the Windy City Times In an unprecedented event organized by a coalition representing more than 30 Chicago LGBT groups, three...